News Release: Faculty Experts, Politics

Oct. 13,  2011

Cain, Voters and Obama: What to Expect


Emory University political science professor Andra Gillespie discusses Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain and his claims that African Americans are "brainwashed,"  how he would do against President Obama if he was the Republican candidate, and why it will be difficult to get African-Americans back to the polls. Gillespie is a specialist in  political mobilization and race, and is the author of the forthcoming book "The New Black Politician: Cory Booker, Newark and the Post-Racial America."

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